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Les Miserables

Dec 25, 2012

It's a joy.

A Royal Affair

Dec 25, 2012

Denmark becomes enlightened but not without some dangerous liaisons.

It's Movie Time December 21, 2012: This is 40

Dec 23, 2012

Film reviewed: This is 40

by hosts John DeSando and Carolyn Bruck

It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including LA Press Club, MarCom, Silver Microphone, Communicator, and Hermes Creative honors.

John DeSando is also co-host of WCBE’s Cinema Classics and appears on Fox 28’s Idol Chatter and Man Panel. Carolyn Bruck is a news anchor for ABC 6/Fox 28.

John and Carolyn, neither near 40 years old, review a comedy replete with issues for those turning that infamous age.

In a re-run, John and Johnny argue about personal favorites Elf and Disney's A Christmas Carol .

A Cinema Classic: A Christmas Carol  and Elf.

December 23, 2012 On the Marquee

Dec 21, 2012

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Jack Reacher and The Guilt Trip, new Blu-rays Total Recall and Premium Rush, and more.

On the Marquee highlights the week’s movie releases—both in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray.  It airs on WCBE every Sunday morning at 9:01.

For more updates and reviews, find On the Marquee on Facebook.

About the Hosts:

This is 40

Dec 18, 2012

Turning 40 is apt Apatow.

This is 40
Grade: B
Director: Judd Apatow (Knocked Up)
Screenplay: Apatow
Cast: Paul Rudd (Our Idiot Brother), Leslie Mann (The Change-UP)
Rating: R
Runtime: 134 min.
by John DeSando

Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) are turning 40; Judd Apatow, master of the contemporary raunchy social comedy, is growing up with them. His newest comedy, This is 40, hits every hot button for today’s pre-boomer narcissists from denying the birthday to the challenge of having a baby at a late age. 

It's Movie Time December 14, 2012: Sessions

Dec 14, 2012

John and Carolyn enjoy a film about sex that is not sexual.

John, Johnny, and Chris discuss some lesser-known Christmas titles.

John, Johnny, and Chris have no problem filling the 8 min. uncut discussion about obscure Christmas films.

December 16, 2012 On the Marquee

Dec 14, 2012

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and A Royal Affair, new Blu-rays Ted and The Bourne Legacy, and more.

On the Marquee highlights the week’s movie releases—both in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray.  It airs on WCBE every Sunday morning at 9:01.

For more updates and reviews, find On the Marquee on Facebook.

About the Hosts:

It's fun, but you can bet your Bilbo, it's long.

John and Carolyn take a break from new movies to discuss their favorite influential films.

December 9, 2012 On the Marquee

Dec 7, 2012

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Playing for Keeps and Hitchcock, new Blu-rays The Dark Knight Rises and Hope Springs, and more.

On the Marquee highlights the week’s movie releases—both in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray.  It airs on WCBE every Sunday morning at 9:01.

For more updates and reviews, find On the Marquee on Facebook.

About the Hosts:

John and Johnny almost over the top praising Daniel Day-Lewis.

The Johns make their uncut 10 min. case for Daniel Day-Lewis as arguably the world's best actor.

Hitchcock

Dec 6, 2012

Hopkins is Hitch.

The Comedy

Dec 4, 2012

Not "comedy" as we know it.

The Comedy
Grade: B-
Director: Rick Alverson
Screenplay: Alverson, Robert Donne, Colm O’Leary
Cast: Tim Heidecker
Rating: NR
Runtime: 94 min.
by John DeSando

Cool, sentimental, and melodramatic coming of age.

Johnny favors Tom Cruise's Jack Reacher but doesn't look forward to several other films.

Johnny likes Django Unchained. John likes Naomi Watts.

A Cinema Classic: Uncut 9 Min. Dec. Holiday Films

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